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Landscape with smokestacks : the case of the allegedly plundered Degas

Author: Howard J Trienens
Publisher: Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, ©2000.
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"The dispute over one work of art, Landscape with Smokestacks by Edgar Degas, was featured in headlines and on television. As told by the media the story was straightforward: The landscape, owned by a Jewish banker in the Netherlands, was sent to Paris in 1939 for safekeeping. The Nazis occupied France and stole the landscape. The Jewish banker and his wife were killed in the Holocaust. Their heirs searched for the
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Genre/Form: History
Trials, litigation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Trienens, Howard J.
Landscape with smokestacks.
Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, c2000
(OCoLC)606429140
Named Person: Goodman family; Daniel C Searle; Edgar Degas; Edgar Degas; Edgar Degas; Goodman family.; Daniel C Searle
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard J Trienens
ISBN: 0810118203 9780810118201
OCLC Number: 44586052
Description: xiv, 122 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Edgar Degas creates Landscape with smokestacks --
2. Dan Searle buys the landscape --
3. The Goodmans claim the landscape --
4. The Goodmans sue Searle --
5. What happened to the landscape? --
6. The postwar search --
7. Pretrial legal issues --
8. The settlement --
9. Postmortem.
Responsibility: Howard J. Trienens.

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The story of a Degas painting during World War II. In 1939 it was sent to Paris by its Jewish owner who was later murdered during the Holocaust. It was finally found by the man's heir's half a  Read more...

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